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Catalog Number 10645-2444
Title Clipping, Magazine; Cover; John Falter; Offset Lithograph; Big Ship at Dock; Saturday Evening Post; November 5, 1955
Object Name Clipping, Magazine
Description Color offset lithograph on white paper. Magazine clipping of the November 5, 1955 Saturday Evening Post cover, "Big Ship at Dock" by John Falter. The cover features an illustration of a man and three boys sitting on a dock in front of the bow of a blue sailing ship with slack rigging. The low waterline reveals a rusted hull. A few seagulls are flying on the left. Beyond the boat is the harbor and the distant shore. The artist's signature is printed on the lower left of the cover. At the top of the cover is the title of the magazine, date, and a listing of articles contained in the magazine. To the right of the title and illustration is an article title and a man's head. An address stamp is adhered to the lower right corner of the cover.
Date 11/05/1955
Material Paper, Ink
Medium Offset Lithograph
Artist Falter, John P.
Made Falter, John P.; Curtis Publishing Company
Place of Origin USA: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Height (in) 12.625
Width (in) 10.688
People Falter, John Philip, 1910-1982
Other Name Cover, Magazine
History From an unidentified and undated newspaper clipping: The name of the ship is the Balclutha and Falter gave the original painting to Arthur Godfrey.
Credit line John P. Falter, Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
Collection Falter, John P. Collection
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